Words Quotes

Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.

Pythagoras

Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That's the only thing.

Ernest Gaines

Music is only love looking for words

Lawrence Durrell

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning

Maya Angelou

One great use of words is to hide our thoughts

Voltaire

One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.

James Earl Jones

Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality

Joseph Conrad

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

William Shakespeare

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Victor Hugo

Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

Why and how are words so important that they cannot be too often used.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together

Josh Billings

A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.

Thomas Huxley

Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style.

Jonathan Swift

Fools live to regret their words, wise men to regret their silence.

William Henry

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Josh Billings

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

Dr Samuel Johnson

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.

Adlai Stevenson

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Dwight David Eisenhower

The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement.

Henry David Thoreau

Words differently arranged have a different meaning and meanings differently arranged have a different effect.

Blaise Pascal

Style in painting is the same as in writing a power over materials, whether words or colours, by which conceptions or sentiments are conveyed.

Sir Joshua Reynolds

The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.

Jean Paul Richter
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